"We are thrilled to continue and expand our relationship with Green
Halloween, as it officially becomes a Treeswing program this year,” shares
Tracy Bennett, Executive Director of Treeswing. “This is a great opportunity to
create holiday traditions that support the health of our children and our
Over the last few months, Treeswing has also been working to refine our
strategic direction in order to position ourselves to successfully effect
healthy change for our children. As part of our thoughtful planning process, we
have refined our mission statement to ensure it conveys Treeswing’s passion and
direction. We are pleased to announce Treeswing’s new mission statement:
Through innovative partnerships and programs, Treeswing improves the
health of our children and prevents childhood obesity.
We hope you will join us in our work improve the health of our children
and build generations of healthy, active communities!
To learn more about the work of Treeswing, as well as our other
programs, please visit: www.treeswing.org. To sign up for our newsletter, simply click here or on
the “Ideas and Information” link on our homepage.
Our beta site is up and running, so be sure to check us out
at TheGreenYear.com for
information on our books, consulting and our Featured Vendor program, where at least 5% of product sales are contributed to Treeswing. The Green
Year was developed to expand healthy and green holidays from Halloween to all
holidays and celebrations, year 'round.
This week, in honor of Mother's Day, we're launching our blog - the up-to-date
on-line source for ideas on greening up your holidays and special
We'll now be regular contributors to sites like Green for
Good and will appear in the September/October issue of Mothering
magazine, so if you can't get enough of of our great green tips, you'll have an
abundance of places to find them. For current press stories, click here.
A few months ago, we attended ExpoWest in Anaheim, CA
and met reps from many companies who have healthy and Earth-friendly treat,
treasure and gift items perfect for Halloween and beyond. Some of these
companies, such as Clif Bar, are joining our Featured Vendor
Program. Featured Vendors contribute a percentage of their proceeds to
Treeswing, so you'll love their products even more. Look for our logo/s on
products in stores and on-line this fall.
Our two new books, Celebrate Green!
and My Green Halloween Treasures
are now available for preview (they'll debut for purchase October 1st).
know someone (or know someone, who knows someone, who knows) Leo DiCaprio, Al
Gore, Sheryl Crow or the likes, let us know.
We'd love to include their blurbs on the back cover of the book.